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Proofreader

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My client, the Leader in Wearable Digital Cameras, is seeking a Proofreader for a 3 month contract!

Company:
My client’s versatile cameras and accessories enable people to self-capture immersive and engaging footage of themselves enjoying their favorite activities. From extreme to mainstream, their line of wearable and gear-mountable capture devices is transforming the way consumers, professional athletes, and video production professionals capture, manage and share meaningful photo and video content.


Responsibilities:
Correct errors in grammar, spelling, punctuation, usage, etc. in all marketing materials including copy decks, web content, emails, signage, packaging, user manuals and quick start guides.
Ensure that copy style is consistent across all marketing materials.
Check type formatting, line breaks, spacing and page layout.
Check SKUs, part numbers and revision numbers on product packaging, user manuals and quick start guides in over 11 languages.
Complete all other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

At least 2+ years of proofreading experience.
Familiar with AP or Chicago styles, but not afraid to break the rules in the interest of maintaining a conversational voice and tone.
Able to understand and adopt brand and copy style guides.
Organized and have a keen attention to detail.
A pair of eagle eyes to focus solely on style, accuracy, grammar and consistency.
Familiar with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Especially proficient at using Acrobat markup tools and Track Changes in Word.
Able to work effectively under tight deadlines and time constraints.
Able to work in a fast-paced, quickly changing environment.
Able to manage many projects at the same time.

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